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Counseling Center welcomes psychologist René Monteagudo from Florida Atlantic U
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Counseling Center welcomes psychologist René Monteagudo from Florida Atlantic U

René Monteagudo took the helm as director of the UM Counseling Center in July after previous Director Ernesto Escoto left to take over the same position at University of Florida (UF). The South Florida native has a plethora of experience fit to lead arguably one of the most important services provided by the university. Monteagudo,…

Band of the Hour ready for 2015 season
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Band of the Hour ready for 2015 season

Comprised of more than 100 student members, the Band of the Hour is one of UM’s oldest student organizations, dating back to 1933. The band is comprised of woodwinds, brass, percussion, the Color Guard and the Hurricanette dance line, making it both a musical and visual experience. When the Hurricanes kick off their football season…

Seniors brave new world as post-graduate plans span globe
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Seniors brave new world as post-graduate plans span globe

One month: that’s all the time left between now and graduation. Some graduates will pursue full-time jobs or further their educations, while others pave their own paths. These paths range from helping the community to climbing the corporate ladder. For a peek into the plethora of post-graduate plans, three class of 2015 students gave a…

Alumnus bikes to raise Tourette syndrome awareness
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Alumnus bikes to raise Tourette syndrome awareness

University of Miami alumnus Kyle Kryak raised awareness for Tourette syndrome (TS), which he was diagnosed with as a child, by completing a 2,695-mile solo bicycle ride across the southern United States. Kryak, who graduated in December 2014 as a geography major, took off on the bike ride on Jan. 2, 2015 and raised about $3,500 for…

Alumna named University of Washington president
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Alumna named University of Washington president

On her second official day in office as the interim president of the University of Washington in Seattle, Ana Mari Cauce spoke with The Miami Hurricane to discuss her new role as president and her memories of the University of Miami, which she attended for her undergraduate education. Cauce was named interim president on Feb. 12, after former…

Biology professor chases squirrels in the name of research
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Biology professor chases squirrels in the name of research

Biology professor Thaddeus McRae has made a career out of chasing squirrels. For his research, he uses kick balls, model airplanes and remote control cats to create “threats” to gray squirrels, and then records how the animals respond. McRae’s research addresses animal communication – specifically why most animal species use more than one type of signal…

Man behind Sebastian mascot represents ‘U’ spirit
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Man behind Sebastian mascot represents ‘U’ spirit

Rumors say Sebastian the Ibis was arrested once. “I was detained, not arrested,” chuckled John Routh, executive director of the Hall of Fame and former Sebastian the Ibis. “There is no record of Sebastian being arrested.” Routh, 55, professionally portrayed Sebastian from 1984 to 1992. His tenure, which included three football national championship wins, ran…

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